Stamp Design Competition Freedom Struggle |stamp design azadi ka amrit Mahotsav @75
STATE COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH & TRAINING
The Headmaster / Principal
All Govt./ Aided/Unaided Secondary &
Higher Secondary Schools of Goa
Sub: Stamp Design Competition for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)
Department of Post has been identified as the lead agency for “Har Ghar AKAM Souvenir Aur Stamps
celebrations by the National Implementation Committee (NIC) of AKAM. In view of this, Department of
Post in collaboration with Ministry of Education, Department of School Education and Literacy is
organising the Stamp Design Competition from 1st Oct 2022 to 31st October, 2022, with a goal
participation of at least 10 lakh school students from class VIII to Class XII. Students should draw their
ideas on AKAM through crayons/pencil colours/ water colours/ acrylic colours on A4 size paper sheets
[200 gsm White colour] to be provided by Department of Post [DOP].
You are requested to hold the Stamp Design Competition in your schools on any of the days during the 1ª
October 2022 to 31″ October 2022, and conduct a screening of all the entries in order to shortlist a maximum
of 05 designs on AKAM with the best ideas. These 05 designs on AKAM shall be scanned and uploaded
on the MyGov Portal website .
On competition of competition all the drawing sheets to be submitted to DoP to preserve the same at circle
level. The school shall report to DoP as per the format given in the Annexure-1.
To place the demand for supply of A4 sheets please contact Shri. Sanjay Salelkar, Marketing Executive,
SOPs for Stamp Design Competition for AKAM is placed at Annexure-I. A theme paper on AKAM is at
enclosed at Annexure II and Sample of Art Sheet is at Annexure III.
Department of Post will design a set of Stamps from the 5 best entries, selected at the National level. These
stamps will be released on 26th Jan 2023 at a national level event.
In order to make this event a success, it is imperative to ensure maximum participation of students from
your school. I look forward to your expeditious action.
Encl: 1) Annexure I
2) Annexure – II
3) Annexure – III
1) The Director, Directorate of Education, Porvorim, Goa.
2) The SPD, Goa Samagra Shiksha, Porvorim, Goa.
3) The Secretary, Goa Board of Sec. & Hr. Sec. Education Porvorim, Goa
4) The Dy. Director of Education, NEZ/CEZ/SEZ, Mapusa/Panaji/Margao, Goa
5) The Sr. Supt. of Post Offices, Department of Post, Goa Division, Panaji Goa
6) Office file/Guard file
(Nagaraj G. Honnekeri)
Director SCERT – Goa
Department of Posts, Department of School Education & Literacy, AKAM
Division, Ministry of Culture
SOP FOR STAMP DESIGN COMPETITION FOR AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV
- The Competition shall commence on 1st October and end on 31st October, 2022. The goal is to
ensure participation of at least 10 lakh school students and to get good drawings for designing the
postage stamp on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
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- Schools affiliated to CBSE, including Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas as well as
schools affiliated to all State Boards shall participate in the Campaign.
- Participation of students belonging to Class VIII to Class XII shall be ensured. Students should draw
their ideas on AKAM through crayons/pencil colors/ water colors/ acrylic colors on A4 size paper
sheets to be provided by Department of Posts (DOP). A Theme Paper on AKAM is at Annexure –
- DoP shall collect all the drawing sheets and preserve at Circle level upon completion of the
- The list of schools provided at the time of Postcard campaign shall be used. Department of School
Education & Literacy can update the contact details of school Principals, wherever required.
For any query or to place the demand for supply of A4 sheets please contact Shri. Sanjay
Salelkar, Marketing Executive, Goa Division Sr. Supdt of Post office, Goa Division, Tapal Bhavan Panaji, Goa.
- Each school shall appoint a nodal officer at School level. School Nodal Officers in each District/
Division shall get in touch with the Postal Nodal Officers and arrange to supply the A4 size sheets
for holding the Stamp Design Competition. Specific date or dates shall also be decided with mutual
consultation with the school authorities for holding the Stamp Design Competition.
- School authorities shall hold the Stamp Design Competition in their respective schools on any of
the days during the 01 – 31st October, 2022, and conduct a screening of all the entries in order to
shortlist a maximum of 05 designs on AKAM with the best ideas. These 05 designs on AKAM shall
be scanned and uploaded on the MyGov Portal. A website with the URL is created by the MyGov for the participation
of all schools.
- On competition of competition all the drawing sheets to be submitted to DoP to preserve the same
at circle level. The school shall report to DoP as per the format given below
Name of the School
No of Children
participated at school
No of final selected
Themes for Stamp Design
A. Freedom Struggle – The fight against colonial rule in India constitutes a unique narrative, one
which is not marred by violence. The soul of India’s Freedom Struggle is full of variegated stories
of valor, bravery, satyagraha, dedication, and sacrifice of millions.
B. Ideas@75 – India is built upon ideas of modern infrastructure, growth and development through
scientific power, taking pride in our culture and heritage, vibrant democracy through strong
institutions and systems are unique to the 74 years of journey of India. These ideas bring alive
programs and events and enhances India’s contribution to the world
AKAM aims to present a holistic view of India’s Freedom Struggle and to bring alive stories of
unsung heroes, whose sacrifices have made freedom a reality for us and also revisits the milestones,
freedom movements etc. in the historical journey to 15 August, 1947. Stories on Unsung Heroes is
an attempt to recall and remember forgotten heroes of our freedom struggle and to inspire and
encourage the coming generations
C. Resolve@75- Only through our collective resolve we can build strong and vibrant India. India of
21st century is poised to create a Better India, which is Clean, Inclusive, Self-Reliant and Proud of
D. Actions@75 – The New India is moving forward on the clarion call of SABKA SAATH, SABKA
VIKAS, SABKA VISHWAS, SABKA PRAYAS. It encompasses Government policies, schemes,
action plans along with commitments from businesses, NGOs, civil society that helps actualize our
ideas and help us collectively create a better tomorrow.
New India is determined to move forward and achieve something big. Programs like Har Ghar
Tiranga, Constitution Day, Good Governance Week, India Against Illicit Smuggling of Cultural
Property, Yoga Day, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and Swachh Bharat are indicative of the collective
resolve of New India, giving everyone a deep sense of purpose.
E. Achivement@75 – During its 75 years of Journey, India has grown strong, resilient and progressive.
We have shown to the world that in spite of differences in languages, food habits and costumes, we
can work together for creating a strong India. A country which was begging for food to feed its
population, has transformed itself an exporter of food grains.
New India stand on strong action plans of creating a knowledge-based society, use of scientific
power for improving the life of all, continuous and multitude efforts for the deepening of democracy
and instilling a sense of pride among everyone for our culture, history and beliefs. Journey of Amrit
Kaal is our ability to adhere and propel these value systems in our thoughts, beliefs and actions.
National-level winners will get attractive prizes.
Best entries from each state will be awarded State level prize of Rs 2000 each.
From being known as the land of snake charmers to the Global IT Powerhouse, India is today
creating world class digital public services and infrastructure. The success of digital payment and
UPI has amazed a number of developed nation. The success of COVID strategy has bring to forth
our collective ability of transforming crisis into opportunities. Driving a technology led Largest
Vaccination Drive of the world, India has shown to the it’s the power of innovation, determination
and collective will.
Sample Design of Art Sheet
STAMP DESIGN COMPETITION ON “AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV”
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